This incumbent is responsible for ensuring a secure environment for patients, staff, and visitors at all Renown Health properties. This will be done in a manner consistent with Renown Health’s values and goals.
Is required to put first the ability to excel at professionalism, exercising restraint to others’ errant words and actions, quality decision making, being slow to anger, and understanding that being an armed officer is a tool to accomplishing all other aspects of this position. This nature of this position is quality of character, decision making and implantation of successful decisions.
Having the understanding that the armed requirement for this position is merely a tool utilized to provide quality customer service and successfully perform all Rescue Team duties. Being armed is not the focus of the position it is a certification requirement.
Works to build a cooperative and proactive department using current law enforcement, security, and crime prevention technologies.
Acts in the capacity of a Violence Prevention Champion, assists in teaching: employees active shooter protocol, stop-the-bleed process, and workplace violence prevention.
Is responsible for responding to the needs and inquiries of the Renown Health community and strives for a safe and secure environment for patients, staff, and visitors. Supports and creates a community-based model and sets standards for cross-disciplinary work to improve customer service.
Is responsible for responding to all Rescue Team events as defined by Renown Health Policy, armed calls and armed postings assigned and ensuring the making of reports and maintaining records.
Rescue Officers will rotate into all Security Officer duties in order to maintain their Security Officer skills, facility and unit knowledge base as well as perfecting their guest relations approach.
Is responsible to maintain patient confidentiality and inform Security Officer in charge of all instances of necessary statutory reporting to state and federal agencies.
Is responsible to promote crime prevention and utilize proactive techniques to reduce crime, theft, and loss of Renown Health property.
Will be required to administer patient restraints when authorization is provided by an approved medical practitioner.
Will be required to be cross trained as a security dispatcher.
Will be required to detain individuals subject to arrest that have committed a crime and are an immediate threat. Security Officers may be required to appear in court and must be up to date on all State of Nevada criminal statutes and procedures.
Maintain the ability to interact with Reno Police Department, Washoe County Sheriff’s Department, Nevada State Police, University of Nevada Police, Department of Public Health Investigations, and other security, federal and out of state law enforcement agencies.
Successfully train with local law enforcement agencies in order to be proficient with NFPA 3000 requirements, The Joint Commission Active Shooter standards as well as understanding regional protocols for an active shooter.
Must expertly understand and practice restraint in entering patient events involving non-armed Security Personnel or Renown Health employees, when armed, except as allowed [JE6] by Renown Health Policy.
Must fully understand and successfully test annually on the Renown Health Rescue Team, Use-of-Force and Shooting Policy.
Must be able to work all shifts and during times of emergency be able to respond to Renown Health when called. Overtime, including mandatory overtime, may be required when necessary to ensure minimum staffing levels.
Provide all other duties as assigned.
Must be able to successfully complete all required departmental training programs within 90 days including, but not limited to, handcuffing certification, Oleoresin Capsicum (OC Spay) Certification, and Non-violent de-escalation and intervention certification.
This position will also be eligible to attend higher levels of training in preparation for career advancement and position specialization. Such trainings may include, but are not limited to, Field Training Officer, Bicycle Officer, Rescue Officer related training and Taser End User Certification.
Requisite emphasis for both selecting and rejecting applicants including current employees an additional disclaimer for the armed component this element will ensure we keep the officers focused on decision making, purpose and proper thought process while armed.
This position does not provide patient care.